Charlottesville is a small city nestled at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Steeped in history Charlottesville boasts two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the University of Virginia and Thomas Jefferson's Monticello. The historic Downtown Mall is a destination for tourists and locals alike, offering delicious restaurants, numerous music venues, and boutique shops. Surrounded by vineyards and breweries, Charlottesville has grown into a popular weekend getaway. The city is also a stone's throw away from the Shenandoah National Park. With its strong music scene, its rich history, its closeness to nature, and its flourishing food scene, Charlottesville has something for everyone.